Our area has a number of great hiking trails. Here are some within a 30-minute drive from Wilkes University. 

Seven Tubs

Many great short hikes and the naturally carved gorges are spectacular.  You can keep things short or a full loop that is around 3 miles.

Frances Slocum State Park

Beautiful lake, great hiking.

Hickory Run State Park

This park has a lot to offer but the boulder field is by far what it is most well known for.

Nescopeck State Park

A number of available trails and nothing too challenging. 

Moon Lake State Forest

A number of trails and a good place to mountain bike. 

Other Trails/Parks Further From Wilkes

Other trails/parks outside of a 30 minute drive from Wilkes University include Pinchot Trail, the Lehigh Gorge, Ricketts Glen, Hawk Mountain, D&H Rail Trail, Lackawanna State Park, Delaware Water Gap (Mt. Minsi & Mt. Tammany), and Francis Walter Dam.